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2011-02-08 11:08:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Fager, the Executive Producer of 60 MINUTES, has been promoted to the newly created position of Chairman of CBS News, and David Rhodes, most recently the head of U.S. Television operations for Bloomberg, has been named President of CBS News. The announcement was made today by Leslie Moonves, President and Chief Executive Officer, CBS Corporation. In his new role as Chairman of CBS News, Fager will report to Moonves and guide the overall...

2009-04-07 11:21:00

NEW YORK, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Sullivan & Cromwell LLP is pleased to announce that London-based partner John Hardiman and associate David Rhodes, assisted by associates Andreas Stier and Tia Vasquez, have co-authored a chapter on United States law in the recently released International Commercial Dispute Resolution, edited by Jonathan Warne and published by Tottel Publishing. The chapter focused on United States law is one of 24 chapters, each addressing a different geographic...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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